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Tyrode solution

noun Ty·rode solution
variants: or Tyrode's solution play \ˈtī-ˌrōd(z)-\

medical Definition of Tyrode solution

:physiological saline containing sodium chloride 0.8, potassium chloride 0.02, calcium chloride 0.02, magnesium chloride 0.01, sodium bicarbonate 0.1, and sodium dihydrogen phosphate 0.005 percent

Biographical Note for tyrode solution

  • Tyrode, Maurice Vejux (1878–1930), American pharmacologist. An instructor of pharmacology at Harvard Medical School, Tyrode specialized in therapeutics.

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